Another Cider or Cidre from Stella Artois, this raspberry cider is a really really drinkable cider.
Day 8 of the whisky advent calendar is this Balvenie Single Barrel Sherry Cask 15 Year Old.
Day 7 of the Whisky Advent Calendar is this Glen Scotia Double Cask.
Another cider or is that Cidre from Stella Artois, I've really enjoyed all the Cidre bottles I've tried in the past and so was excited to try this as I really enjoy pear ciders, or are they perrys?
This bottle your own Port Charlotte from the distillery was matured for 10 years in an Oloroso Sherry cask and is named Bogha-Drochaide or Arch of the Bridge.
The 2014 Diageo Special Releases Caol Ila Unpeated has been aged for 15 years in first fill ex-bourbon casks.
Every year Caol Ila release an unpeated version for the Special Releases and this was the 2013 release version.
Another interesting Cider from Thatchers this Green Goblin is made from bittersweet apples and then matured in 100 year old oak vats.
Recently released this Global Travel Retail exclusive Chivas 18 Ultimate Cask Collection First Fill American Oak Finish.
So this time it's Perry, the traditional name for what many call now Pear Cider, an interesting drink from Henry Westons. Henry Westons is well known for Ciders and this pear cider is something I am really interested in.
After trying the Isabela Cream Sherry recently it has given me the wish to try more cream sherry.
Day 2 of the Whisky Advent Calendar is this very interesting no age statement Japanese dram from Yoichi.
Blended and blushed from the rosiest apples by Thatchers this really caught my eye on the shelf.
Day 1 of the Whisky Advent Calendar is this fabulous Glenfarclas 25 year old, a dram I haven't had before.
Inspired by the original 1963 Glenfiddich Straight Malt the expression which brought single malt to the world this has been recreated by Brian Kinsman using the extensive archives available at the Glenfiddich distillery.
Another new cider producer for next this is Henneys and their Vintage Herefordshire Still Cider 2014.
Whisky is definitely the thing I'm most interested in, no matter what form it takes, but I know I also need to broaden my horizons and try other beverages also thus this review.
I asked a lot of other whisky bloggers and twitterati a while back about rye drinks and was told that Rittenhouse was the one to look out for. I tend to prefer sweet to savoury so rye isn't always the thing for me to go for.
This single variety Somerset cider from Thatchers was recommended to me by my good friend Steve (@steveprentice) from Somerset Whisky Blog.
Another fabulous dram from the Bruichladdich Micro Provenance tasting, this cask 229 is from 2003 and was matured in a sherry cask.